JON SAKATA (PI; Associate Professor): I think beavers are pretty neat.
LOGAN JAMES (PHD STUDENT): Logan is studying mechanisms underlying the control and plasticity of syllable sequencing.
YI NING (NANCY) CHEN (RESEARCH ASSISTANT): Nancy is studying the neural mechanisms underlying vocal and auditory learning.
GAURAV ISOLA (MSC STUDENT): Gaurav is investigating dopaminergic contributions to vocal control.
MALCOLM KENNEDY (MSC STUDENT): Malcolm is researching statistical models of songbird syntax.
RAINA FAN (MSC STUDENT; co-supervisor): Raina is studying the degree to which social and non-social learning share similar neural substrates.
AVISHEK PAUL (PHD STUDENT/WORK STUDY): Avishek is implementing machine learning techniques to try to simulate songbird perception.
ANGELA WANG (UNDERGRADUATE)
TARA SHOMALI (UNDERGRADUATE)
Previous lab folks:
Yi Ning (Nancy) Chen: (Master’s; currently in MD-PhD program at Queen’s University)
Laura Matheson (Master’s; currently at University of British Columbia Medical School)
Danielle Toccalino (Master’s)
Herie Sun (BSc; current at Cornell Medical School)
Andrew Matheson (BSc; currently at New York University, Neuroscience)
Cindy Zhu (BSc; currently at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School)
Jocelyn Andruko (currently at University of Alberta Medical School)
Judith Tchen (BSc; currently at McGill University School of Communication Disorders)
Catharine McCann (BSc; currently at University of Toronto Medical School)
Alexander Dawson (BA; currently at University of Toronto, Dept. of Anthropology)
Stephanie Scodras (BSc; currently at University of Toronto, Program in Physiotherapy)
Laura Lambert (currently at McGill University)
Benjamin Jung (currently at the Intramural program at the NIH)
Firrhaana Sayanvala (BSc; currently at McMaster Medical School)
Jennifer Dai (BSc; currently at Mount Sinai Medical School)
Raina Fan (BSc; graduate program in Biology at McGill University)
Rosemarie Vincent (BSc; medical program at McGill University)
Amir Jalayer (BSc)